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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Friday, 29 April 2016

1748  Joseph Schuster, composer on this day in history.  

1757  Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1772  Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on August - 11.  

1772  On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  

1772  On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

1778  On August - 11 friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement  

1780  On this day in history barbados hurricane begins  

1786  On August - 11 captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia  

1794  Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72 on August - 11.  

1799  On this day in history joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist  

1804  On August - 11 francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria  

1805  On August - 11 pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament  

1807  On August - 11 david R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849  

1811  Judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6] on this day in history.  

1820  On August - 11 janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56  

1823  On this day in history charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)  

1824  On August - 11 new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.  

1828  On this day in history edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909  

1832  Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on August - 11.  

1833  Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on this day in history.  

1835  On August - 11 george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal  

1836  On August - 11 cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician  

1837  Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on August - 11.  

1844  Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1852  On August - 11 nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

1858  First ascent of the Eiger on this day in history.  

1858  On August - 11 christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)  

1860  On August - 11 nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  On this day in history alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)  

1860  On this day in history james Wilson, politician  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on this day in history.  

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.  

1863  Cambodia becomes French protectorate on August - 11.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On August - 11 birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  Paul Hallman, composer was born on this day in history.  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on August - 11.  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on this day in history.  

1667  On August - 11 birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on August - 11.  

1718  On August - 11 birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On August - 11 death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  On August - 11 death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  

0897  On August - 11 death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  On this day in history louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

1180  On this day in history guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

1183  On August - 11 christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  On this day in history death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  

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